TaxAssist Accountants has been awarded the prestigious accolade of becoming an AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) Training Provider to deliver globally recognised AAT Bookkeeping Qualifications to its franchisees and their staff.

AchievingAAT_Approved_40mm_CMYK such status highlights the excellence of the training offered by the Norwich-based Support Centre and the quality of the TaxAssist Accountants brand, the UK’s largest network of small business specialist accountants.

The AAT Level 1 and 2 Bookkeeping Qualifications TaxAssist will be offering cover the manual recording of financial systems, using both single entry and double entry bookkeeping, and will equip people with the financial skills and knowledge to manage books effectively.

The bookkeeping qualification is a great starting point for anyone looking to begin their career in the accounting industry or just looking to expand their skill base. AAT is a brand that employers trust and recognise, and it will be a great addition to a student’s CV to boost job prospects.

Everyone in the TaxAssist Accountants network has access to the Training Academy, which offers free or discounted access to events and services from partners, plus a wide range of technical continuing professional development (CPD) courses, software training and business development training both on and offline. Last year, 1,200 delegates attended face-to-face courses and more than 600 attended webinars delivered by the Training Academy.

Mark Farrar, AAT Chief Executive, said: “An AAT qualification is internationally recognised, and we are pleased that our Level 1 and 2 bookkeeping qualifications will be added to an already impressive suite of opportunities provided by TaxAssist Accountants.”

Phil Sullivan, Group Operations Director at TaxAssist Accountants, added: “This is a fantastic offering which we are pleased to make available to our network of over 200 franchisees and over 850 staff members. This achievement, in conjunction with our comprehensive range of regional face-to-face and online courses, rightly cements our status as a first class training provider.”